[SeaBIOS] [PATCH] vcpu hotplug: Setup vcpu add/remove infrastructure
gleb at redhat.com
Fri Jan 29 17:55:18 CET 2010
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 12:52:54AM +0800, Liu, Jinsong wrote:
> Gleb Natapov wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 11:34:24PM +0800, Liu, Jinsong wrote:
> >> Gleb Natapov wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 10:54:48PM +0800, Liu, Jinsong wrote:
> >>>> Connor and Gleb,
> >>>> I updated my patch according to our discussion:
> >>>> 1. simplify scan loop according to 'maxvcpus';
> >>>> 2. remove unecessary global variables;
> >>>> 3. change hardcode address to bios use only area '0x514';
> >>>> 4. remove simple \_PR scope from ssdt;
> >>> I still don't see that ACPI NVS issue is addressed.
> >> Gleb,
> >> I'm not quite sure Win7 BSOD issue you mentioned last email, anyway
> >> I update my patch, define ACPI NVS per my understanding.
> > You need checked build of Windows 7. This is not regular Win7 this is
> > debug version that you can download from MSDN. Here is the bug report
> > about the crash:
> > http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=2902983&group_id=180599&atid=893831
> > Anyway according to ACPI spec ACPI DATA area can be reused by an OS
> > after reading ACPI tables so it is wrong to access this memory after
> > an OS boot.
> Yes, it's safer to define ACPI NVS, although it's bios use only area.
APCI DATA is explicitly not defined by ACPI spec as "bios use only
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